Protoform: NATI [NP] Draw tight, tie

Description: Draw tight, tie
Reconstruction: Reconstructs to NP: Nuclear Polynesian

*1 Cf. PN *noqa(tia) 'bind, tie'

Pollex entries:

Language Reflex Description Source
Hawaiian Naki(ʔi) To tie (Pki)
Mangareva Nati Presser; maudire, dénigrer. Exprimer le pus; squeeze out pus (Atl). Uncertain Semantic Connection (Rch)
Mangareva Na/nati Lier avec une corde; étrangler. To tie with a cord; strangle, throttle (Tgr). (Rch)
Mangareva Naati Serrer simplement, avec un noeud coulant. To tie into the form of a running noose (Tgr). (Rch)
Mangareva Nati/kaʔa Etranglement au noeud coulant; signifier le mort de quelqu'un; sorcellerie (Rch)
Marquesas Nani (MQN), nati (MQS) Tie, fasten. Lier, attacher, ficeler; choyer. (Lch)
Marquesas Naʔne, naʔne To tuck up, make short (Rbs)
New Zealand Maori Na(na)ti Draw tight as with a ligature; strangle (Wms)
New Zealand Maori No(no)ti Pinch or contract, as with a band or ligature (Wms)
Penrhyn Nati Draw tight; to bind (Rarotongan word) Borrowed (Sta)
Pukapuka U/nati To hold on, insistent; tighten one's sphincter (Sby)
Raʔivavae ŋati To tie with a noosed rope, tie tightly; constrict, grip tightly; noose... (Stn)
Rapa Nati Eel snare (Sks)
Rarotongan Nati-a Bind, tie tightly round, tether, snare (in a noose) (Bse)
Rennellese Nati Firmly attached (Ebt)
Samoan Na(na)ti To tease, be importunate (Prt)
Tahitian Nati Lier. To tie or bind with a cord; fitting or setting close; the name of a stick with loops to catch eels (Dvs). (Lmt)
Tokelau Na(na)ti Hurry, hasten; urge Uncertain Semantic Connection (Sma)
Tuamotu Nati Draw tight, as a cord (Stn)
Tuamotu Nati/a Pinched tightly together (Stn)

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